PP Up

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PP Up
ポイントアップ
Point Up
Bag PP Up Sprite.png
PP Up
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation I
Pocket
Generation I Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation II Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation III Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation V Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VI Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VII Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VIII Bag Other Items pocket icon.png Other Items
Generation IX Bag Other Items pocket icon.png Other Items
Fling
Power 30

The PP Up (Japanese: ポイントアップ Point Up) is a type of vitamin introduced in Generation I. It raises the PP of a selected move by 1/5 of the move's base PP.

The PP Max is an improved version of this item.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
RGBY/RBY N/A $0
GSC
RSEFRLG
Colo.XD
DPPtHGSS
XYORAS
BDSP
N/A $4,900
B2W2 $12,500 $4,900
SMUSUM
SwSh
N/A $5,000
SV $10,000 $2,500

Effect

When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, raises the PP of a selected move by 1/5 of the move's base PP, until 3 PP Ups or one PP Max have been used on the Pokémon's move. It cannot be used on Sketch or Revival Blessing. If the move is forgotten, the PP Up effects of the move are lost if the same move is relearned later.

The PP Up is consumed upon use and cannot be used in battle.

Generations I to II

If used on a move with 40 base PP, each PP Up will only add 7 PP (up to 61 PP if three PP Ups are used). This is due to limitations in the Pokémon data structure in these games, which cannot store PP values greater than 63.

Generation III onward

If used on a move with 40 base PP, it will add 8 PP (up to 64 PP if three PP Ups are used), consistent with the formula for other moves.

The PP Up also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little.

Description

Games Description
Stad Increases the PP of the selected move by 20 percent.
GSC Raises max PP of a selected move.
RSEColo.XD Raises the maximum PP of a selected move.
FRLG Slightly raises the maximum PP of a selected move for one Pokémon.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
It slightly raises the maximum PP of a selected move that has been learned by the target Pokémon.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
A medicine that can slightly raise the maximum PP of a single move that has been learned by the target Pokémon.
PE A medicine that slightly raises the maximum PP of a single selected move that has been learned by a Pokémon.
SwShBDSP A medicine that slightly raises the max PP of a single selected move that has been learned by a Pokémon.
SV A medicine that can be used to slightly raise the max PP of a single move that a Pokémon knows.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RBY
RGBY
Routes 13 and 17, Celadon City, Power Plant, Rocket Hideout, Cerulean Cave
GSC Routes 15 and 45, Violet City, Tin TowerC, Mt. MortarC, Ice Path, Rock Tunnel, Celadon City, Mt. Silver CaveC Lucky Channel (2 digits)
Route 45 (gift from Blackbelt Kenji)C
Mystery Gift
RSE Routes 103E, 104, 109, 115E, and 123E, Meteor Falls, Safari ZoneE, Lilycove City, Victory Road Lilycove Department Store Pokémon Lottery Corner (2 digits)
Slateport City (3000 Berry Powder)E
Pickup (Lv. 81-100E)
FRLG Routes 13 and 17, Celadon City, Rocket Hideout, Silph Co., Three Island, Five Isle Meadow, Outcast Island, Cerulean Cave Cerulean City (3000 Berry Powder)
Pickup (any level)
Colo. Shadow PKMN Lab, Snagem Hideout Pickup (any level)
XD Phenac Stadium, S.S. Libra, Snagem Hideout, Cipher Key Lair, Citadark Isle, Realgam Tower (Battle CD 36 and 37 completion prizes) Pickup (Lv. 81-100)
DPPt Routes 206Pt, 213, 216Pt, 217DP, 222Pt, 226DP, and 228DP, Floaroma MeadowPt, Eterna CityDP, Solaceon TownPt, Mt. CoronetDP, Veilstone City, Team Galactic HQ, Survival AreaPt, Stark Mountain Jubilife TV Pokémon Lottery Corner (2 digits)
Pickup (Lv. 81-100)
HGSS Routes 15, 39, and 45, Violet City, Pokéathlon Dome, Bell Tower, Moomoo Farm, Mt. Mortar, Ice Path, Victory Road, Pewter City, Rock Tunnel, Celadon City, Cerulean Cave Goldenrod Radio Tower Pokémon Lottery Corner (2 digits)
Pokéathlon Dome (1000 Pts.)TuTh
Route 45 (gift from Black Belt Kenji)
Pickup (Lv. 81-100)
PW Rugged Road, Stormy Beach, Suburban Area
BW Route 7, Wellspring Cave, Relic Castle, Cold Storage, Mistralton Cave, Twist Mountain, Shopping Mall Nine, Challenger's Cave
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "Favorite music?" survey)
Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat Ace Trainer Lucille or Charlie)
Anville Town (trade one Star Piece)SaSu
Pickup (Lv. 81-100)
B2W2 Routes 6, 12, 21, 22, and 23, Pokémon World Tournament, Celestial Tower, Reversal Mountain, Icirrus City, Village Bridge, Giant Chasm, Victory Road, Striaton City, Dreamyard, Nacrene City
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "Favorite music?" survey)
Join Avenue (Raffle Shop, Market)
Anville Town (trade one Star Piece)SaSu
Battle Subway (win streak of 21)
Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat Ace Trainer Lucille or Charlie)
Hidden Grottoes, Pickup (Lv. 81-100)
Transfer from Dream Radar
PDR Dream Clouds (from start of game, Simulator α)
XY Routes 7, 13, 15, 18, 19, and 21, Frost Cavern, Victory Road, Kiloude City Sycamore Pokémon Lab (for a Poké Radar chain of 11-20)
Loto-ID Center (2 digits)
Lumiose City South Boulevard Pokémon Center (1,000 PM)
Secret Super Training (Lv. 7 and 8)
Pickup (Lv. 81-100)
ORAS Routes 104, 109, 111, 115, and 123, Lilycove City, Victory Road, Mirage Cave (north of Route 124) Lilycove Department Store Pokémon Lottery Corner (2 digits)
Mauville City PokéMileage Center (1,000 PM)
Route 108 (10% chance after a rematch with Ace Trainer Neville), Route 109 (10% chance after a rematch with Ace Trainer Portia), Route 111 (10% chance after a rematch with Ace Trainer Wilton or Brooke)
Secret Super Training (Lv. 7 and 8)
Pickup (Lv. 81-100)
Secret Base ("Pick something up" with Secret Pal)
PMC* PokéMileage Shop (500 PM - 20 Medals or more)
Graffiti Eraser (all levels)
SM Routes 5, 12, and 16, Ancient Poni Path Loto-ID Center (2 digits)
Battle Tree (win streak of 10)
Festival Plaza (Lottery shop: fourth prize, Haunted houses, General Store)
Pickup (Lv. 81-100)
USUM Routes 1, 5, 11, and 16, Aether House, Ancient Poni Path, Exeggutor Island, Poni Gauntlet, Team Rocket's Castle Loto-ID Center (2 digits)
Battle Tree (win streak of 10)
Big Wave Beach, Heahea Beach, Ula'ula Beach (48 BP)
Festival Plaza (Lottery shop: fourth prize, Haunted houses, General Store)
Pickup (Level 81-90 : 1%, level 91+ : 4% )
PE Routes 13, 16, and 21, Team Rocket Hideout, Silph Co., Pokémon Mansion Hidden recurring item (Game Corner, Route 4, Pokémon Tower)
SwSh Routes 7 and 10, Wyndon, Motostoke Outskirts Loto-ID (2 digits)
Pickup (Lv. 21-100)
Hammerlocke (10 BP)
Poké Job reward (Tier IX)
SwShIA Cram-o-matic (All types: 152-160 points)
Cram-o-matic (Armorite Ore in slots #1, #3 and #4)
SwShCT Tunnel to the Top, Ballimere Lake Snowslide Slope Watt Trader (Highlight Item, 6,980 W)
Hidden recurring item (Snowslide Slope, Tunnel to the Top, Roaring-Sea Caves)
Max Raid Battles (3★, 4★, 5★ Delibird raids)
BDSP Routes 213, 217, 226, and 228, Eterna City, Mt. Coronet, Veilstone City, Team Galactic HQ, Stark Mountain Battle Park (10 BP)
Jubilife TV Pokémon Lottery Corner (2 digits)
Pickup (Lv. 21-100)
SV Levincia, Area Zero, Casseroya Lake, Glaseado Mountain, North Paldean Sea, East Province (Area One), East Province (Area Three), North Province (Area One), North Province (Area Two), South Province (Area Three), South Province (Area Five), West Province (Area One), West Province (Area Three) Chansey Supply (after completing the main storyline), Porto Marinada auction
Tera Raid Battles (5★, 6★, 7★), Academy Ace Tournament
Pickup (Lv. 21-100)
SVTM Kitakami Wilds
Reward for registering 90 Pokémon in the Kitakami Pokédex
SVID Canyon Biome, Coastal Biome, Polar Biome Blueberry Academy Store (50 BP)
Item Printer
League Club Room (×2; possible reward after defeating a special coach in a rematch)

Distribution

Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
SV Summer training support sets Japan July 22 to September 30, 2023

Gallery

Artwork

Bag PP Up SV Sprite.png
Artwork from
Scarlet and Violet

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese PP提升劑 PP Tàihsīngjaih *
增點器 Jāngdímhei *
Mandarin PP提升劑 / PP提升剂 PP Tíshēngjì
France Flag.png French PP Plus
Germany Flag.png German AP-Plus
Italy Flag.png Italian PP-Su
South Korea Flag.png Korean 포인트 업 Point Up
Spain Flag.png Spanish Más PP



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